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Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane Novice

Overview

This course aims to provide delegates with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating a Tower Crane and be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with the manufacturers instructions and accepted good practice.

Duration

3 days.

Max Number

4

Suitable For

Anyone wishing to gain a Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane certificate who has no previous knowledge or experience.

Aims

  • To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Operate the crane safely and productively
  • Respond to the recognised signals for controlling crane operations
  • Decide whether a particular load is within the capacity of the crane
  • Carry out minor adjustments and routine maintenance
  • Understand the capabilities of the equipment and any relevant safety precautions, including the out of service procedure
  • Operate safe-load indicators and overload warning devices
  • Understand the effect of the working radius on the lifting capacity of the machine
  • Secure, check and maintain counterweights
  • Gauge the effect of shock loading on structural strength and stability
  • Recognise the principles of safe slinging, the types and capacities of lifting gear, security and balance of load
  • Observe the statutory regulations in respect of lifting equipment and the operators own legal responsibilities

Pre-Requisites

None.

Teaching Methods

  • Teaching methods include:

  • Theoretical training and test
  • Practical training and test

Outcome

On successful completion of this course, candidates will receive an Expedient certificate.

Course Dates

There are currently no dates set for this course, for more information please contact us or call our friendly sales team on 0330 0948 424

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